Billions of snow crabs have disappeared from the ocean around Alaska in recent years, and scientists now say they know why: Warmer ocean temperatures likely caused them to starve to death.
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The shipping industry’s regulator has pledged to reduce its planet-heating pollution to net zero by or around 2050. Greener new fuels, electrification and even a return to wind-assisted solutions could all help to achieve this.
For the past 10 years, Christopher Payne has been visiting dozens of factories across the United States and documenting how various items are manufactured.
Photographer Nick Brandt captures underwater portraits of South Pacific Islanders representing people who are on the brink of losing their homes, lands and livelihoods due to climate change.
One of "Sesame Street's" tiny, young Muppets is dealing with a big, adult issue as part of an effort to help families dealing with substance abuse.
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These ideas could help feed a growing population, without harming the planet.
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A new scientific finding has uncovered why we get more viral colds, flu and Covid in winter and during cold snaps.
Are you destined to become a 'SuperAger," with a memory as sharp in your 80s as it was in your 50s? Here's what science knows about those who keep their ability to remember as they age.
«These folks stay active physically. They tend to be positive. They challenge their brain every day, reading or learning something new — many continue to work into their 80s. SuperAgers are also social butterflies, surrounded by family and friends, and can often be found volunteering in the community.»
Homo naledi, an extinct human relative, buried dead and carved symbols long before modern humans, new research at the Rising Star cave system in South Africa found.
The majestic structures of ancient Rome have survived for millennia — a testament to the ingenuity of Roman engineers, who perfected the use of concrete.
In one of his last official acts before his death, the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings signed two subpoenas for documents related to a temporary end to a policy…
The acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services in a new interview revised the iconic poem on the Statue of Liberty's pedestal to suggest that only immigrants who can "stand on their…
It's not too late! Those homes in Italy costing 1 dollar (roughly 1 euro) are still for sale. From Gangi in Sicily to Borgomezzavalle near the Alps, here's your bargain Italian house roundup.
There's chocolate, and then there's gianduiotto chocolate. An ancestor of Nutella, the melt-in-the-mouth treat is as rare as it is tasty.
Spotify is looking to give Apple a good bruising in the press.
Are vacations really necessary, and why do we need them? And, above all, what are the benefits of a few days off? This is what science says.
Life at Sea Cruises' new three-year voyage on the MV Gemini is offering the chance to see the world and work remotely -- from just $30,000 per person per year.
We live in a world shaped by shopping carts. The ubiquitous, unloved contraptions are a key feature of US economy. (Yes, really.)
On paper, it looked like a fantastic deal. In 2017, the Chinese government was offering to spend $100 million to build an ornate Chinese garden at the National Arboretum in Washington DC. Complete…
Breaks lasting 10 minutes or less can increase energy and reduce fatigue for workers in some types of jobs but show minimal results for others.
«The analysis did not examine how often people should pause for microbreaks, but Macsinga recommended workers take them as frequently as they need to.»
If you think Mr. Monopoly wears a monocle or believe you’ve read “The Berenstein Bears” books, you might be experiencing the so-called Mandela Effect, or collective false memory.
Sleep tourism has been growing in popularity for a number of years, with an increasing amount of sleep-focused stays popping up in hotels and resorts across the world.
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